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Greg Dufort stands by one of his golf carts

Veteran-Owned business creates a fun escape with Puzzle Rides

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Gregg Dufort is no stranger to adversity. He says, “In truth, sometimes the only way to overcome things is to get through them.  Time can be your ally when life throws you unexpected hurdles – not everything has to be “dealt with” immediately.” His business Puzzle Rides took years to build.

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L-R Seong-il Ma, President of the Arizona Korean Association-Susan Kee-Wanda Wright

Veterans and the community bid farewell to AZDVS Director Wanda Wright

Hundreds of veterans, community leaders, elected officials, and others gathered at Travis L. Williams American Legion Post in Glendale on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023. It was a bittersweet occasion as it was time to say farewell to  Col. Wanda Wright, Director of the Arizona Department of Veterans Services (ADVS). Wright leaves her term after eight

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Gwendolyn McKay Scholarship Winner

Military veterans can now apply for 2023 scholarships thanks to the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Society

Many military members tend to be patriotic and willing to serve others. As such, their service to our nation in defending the Constitution and our freedoms can come with challenges and rewards. One of the rewards is patriotic and benevolent associations that tend to give back to our veterans. One of those organizations is the

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National Defense Authorization Act for 2023

For 62 years now, Congress has worked together to pass a bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA authorizes but does not appropriate funds to run the Department of Defense. This year’s authorization is $858 billion. Since the NDAA contains additional authorizations to provide for the readiness and well-being of American troops and national

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Paula and Bill at Symphony Hall

Veterans Can Access Complimentary Events thanks to VetTix

VetTix knows the importance of honor, recognition, and respite for veterans, their family members, and caregivers. Their studies demonstrate that sending veterans and their supporters to events can help reduce stress, strengthen family bonds, and provide life-long memories. Since its inception over ten years ago, Vet Tix has provided nearly seven million tickets to active

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TriWest Healthcare Alliance Awarded TRICARE West Region DOD Contract

Arizona’s TriWest Healthcare Alliance will be the new contractor for eligible members in the TRICARE West Region. The contract, administered by DoD’s Defense Health Administration (DHA), will administer health plans and provide TRICARE coverage beginning in 2024. “At TriWest, it has been our privilege to serve the health care needs of the military and Veteran

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